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    1. BlackRock’s Wish Is Your Command

      BlackRock’s Wish Is Your Command

      It’s not enough for socially enlightened masters of finance like BlackRock and Nasdaq to push around publicly traded companies. Now they want the Securities and Exchange Commission to impose their social and political agenda on all companies, including private firms. The SEC is expected soon to propose rules requiring companies to publicly disclose climate, board diversity and human-capital metrics...

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    2. Yes, Even U.S. Board Directors (And Their Attorneys) Need To Worry About Climate Change

      Yes, Even U.S. Board Directors (And Their Attorneys) Need To Worry About Climate Change

      The Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative has just published a report which makes clear that U.S. board directors need to ensure that the company is well-managed from the perspective of climate change. This responsibility is rooted in Delaware law under the duty of loyalty and duty of care...

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    3. The CEOs Delivering Consistent Shareholder Returns

      The CEOs Delivering Consistent Shareholder Returns

      Henry Kravis and George Roberts stepped aside as KKR co-chief executives last week, having created a private equity behemoth with more than $429bn of assets under management. But the company has also delivered outstanding shareholder returns, achieving an annual average of more than 25 per cent in the 11 years it has been publicly listed...

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    4. How the ‘S’ in ESG Can and Should Help Low-Wage Workers, According to NYU’s Stern Report

      How the ‘S’ in ESG Can and Should Help Low-Wage Workers, According to NYU’s Stern Report

      As funds focused on environmental, social and governance issues evolve, a new report says investors need to pay more attention to the “S” in ESG, especially how investing decisions impact low-wage workers. When funds consider ESG factors, the criteria they use often focus on easier-to-measure environmental factors (the “E”), but gloss over the social aspects of companies’ practices, according to a New York University Stern Center for Business and Human Rights report released this week...

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    5. Today’s Tech Founders Don’t Just Own the Company. They’re Also Getting Huge Pay Packages.

      Today’s Tech Founders Don’t Just Own the Company. They’re Also Getting Huge Pay Packages.

      Archer Aviation Inc. is years from producing its only planned product, a four-passenger electric air taxi that the main U.S. regulator hasn’t yet certified. It hasn’t generated any revenue. Still, the co-founders of this three-year-old company got a huge payday last month, a $99 million special stock award that stands to quadruple if Archer hits other milestones—thanks to a compensation package they negotiated before it listed publicly on Sept. 17...

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    6. Protections for Whistleblowers Who Share Company Documents

      Protections for Whistleblowers Who Share Company Documents

      Frances Haugen, a former product manager at Facebook, recently revealed her identity as the whistleblower who reported Facebook to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and provided internal Facebook documents to Congress and to the press. Questions have arisen about what kinds of protections she and other whistleblowers have when it comes to sharing documents with government regulators, Congress, and news outlets...

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